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Mar 25, 2013 11:30pm PDT
they are until the hearing is over. >> >> a 12-year-old boy from santa rosa adopted by two dads, shared the letter he sent to the chief justice. patty lee joins us live from san francisco where the boy rallied supporters. >> reporter: you can see supporters have now gone home but early tonight, this 13-year- old boy helped fire them up for several hours. >> dear justice roberts. >> reporter: he used youtube to send this message to john roberts >> i recently found out you yourself adopted two kids. a boy and a girl. kind of like me and my sister. family mean as lot of things to a lot of people. >> reporter: he wants the supreme court to know that when his dads adopted him and his sister 7 years ago it was the best thing that could have happened to them. he was bullied in foster homes because of a disability that effected the left side of his body. >> it has been nice being part of a family, after four years of being told i was considered unadoptable. >> reporter: the video has been viewed more than 200,000 times since it was uploaded last week a shock to daniel. >> my first reaction was
KICU
Mar 18, 2013 11:30pm PDT
rosa. heather. >> reporter: julie, the principal here at the middle school tells me when students return from spring break next week they will gatt inner the gym for -- gather in the gym for a special assembly. as you can see tonight, candles glow in honor of the well liked teen who loved basketball and sprint car racing. a table in the school's courtyard reflects a community's pain. >> we are such a tight, close knit community, something like this effects everybody. >> reporter: saturday 14-year- old marcus johnson was in the pitt area, watching his cousin complete warm up laps when the car suddenly went off the track and struck the santa rosa teen and another spectator, killing them both. >> i was completely shocked i just didn't think that was possible, not marcus. >> reporter: basketball coach, and teacher, patrick eagle described him as a dream kid and player. >> always supportive of his teammates, never said anything mean, tried hard all the time just an all around terrific kid. >> reporter: investigators are looking into whether the car's detachable steering wheel malfuncti
KICU
Mar 20, 2013 11:30pm PDT
accumulations ended up at about .3 of an inch in santa rosa. we did see more rain in the coastal hills, but it wasn't that much. how does that leave us for percents of average? it is surprisingly good considering how dry it's been. santa rosa is 80% of average. san jose 71%. there's more rain coming, but not right away. when i come back in 10 minutes, we're going to be talking about the forecast with a chance of some rain in there, and the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend. we'll see you back here. >>> a bay area community terrified by a s.w.a.t. standoff. >> they came and evacuated us out of their armored trucks. >> at 10:25, the mystery now >>> new at 10:00, a proposal for dramatic change in how california funds public education. a group of supporters rallied behind the governor. they used costumes to make a point. >> reporter: julie, they did. they correspondenced up as prisoners, and tied these orange bands, saying change, not chains around supporters arms. they say it's time for california to reverse the trend of spending more on prisons than on public education. >> they are st
KICU
Mar 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, napa, santa rosa and san carlos. >>> ready or not march madness descends this week. it should provide a spark in san jose where as tom reports, big games will provide an economic boom some businesses missed. >> the ncaa regulation basketball court is one of the final physical steps needed to convert hp pavilion for rounds two and three of what fans call march madness. and though this jigsaw puzzle has identically-sized pieces, they must fit together in a specific order, and they must fit together perfectly. but preparations are far from over for this week's faction. >> just 24 hours ago we found out which teams are going to be come sog that right there mean that is there's a lot more work that needs to be done between now and thursday. >> eight teams, including cal, oregon,unlv and sir kuz are drawing fans from far and wide. >> definitely want to see syracuse. >> price seems nod to be a hurdle. >> price is pretty fair. it's, like, 125 for a three-shegs pass so, i mean, it's definitely doable in this market these days. >> the team in san jose itself will be seen by fans in the
KICU
Mar 23, 2013 11:30pm PDT
santa rosa and 60-year-old dale wondergem, 68-year-old dale wondergem. last saturday the two were killed when a driver lost control and crashed into the pit area. some say it's too soon to have a competition, but others say it's what the fans and drivers wanted. >>> continuing coverage now of march madness and the ncaa tournament is now over for cal. we were at kip's bar in berkeley where some fans who didn't make the trip to san josi gathered to watch their team take on syracuse and cheer them on, but unfortunately it wasn't the result that they were hoping for as the bears saw their championship run end tonight. ktvu's debora villalon is live at hp pavilion where that game just wrapped up a short time ago. such disappoint. >> reporter: yes, heather with the win fans might still be here, but they cleared out fast reflecting on what might have been. >> hey syracuse, good luck success, you guys will run into someone called oregon soon. >> reporter: cal fans did not beat the odds tonight. the exuberance and experience of the orange rewarded. >> i bought tickets to d.c. >> reporter:
KICU
Mar 24, 2013 11:30pm PDT
out today in sonoma. deborah villalon live now in santa rosa where 14-year-old marcus johnson was remembered today. >> reporter: heather this message at rincon valley middle school will greet students returning tomorrow from spring break. expressing the sorrow many of them shared today. >> reporter: when he was 3 years old he started watching his cousin chase race. >> reporter: both racers both champions until a freak accident with a steering wheel sent one teenager's car careening out of control hitting and killing his own cousin. >> marcus was watching a race in marysville when a freak unforseen, unavoidable accident took place. >> reporter: that was the only mention of the crash as a crowd filled this church and overflowed into two other rooms. 1,700 people in all. >> he would be overwhelmed i think he would say wow, cool. but i wish they all were in an arena some where watching me play basketball. >> reporter: basketball was the eighth graders other passion. >> he didn't turn his uniform in immediately at the end of the season. >> reporter: his coach remembers an apology marcu
KICU
Mar 22, 2013 11:30pm PDT
on the airports near santa rosa, napa, concord, livermore and san carlos. reporter mike lurey reports on a pilot in sacramento who worries about safety. >> i'm hoping that there's going to be a last minute deal before these things actually close. >>> scott miller is a pilot, he trains his students how to use the radios in the airplane to maintain proper spacing for take offs but says traffic controllers will be missed. >> being able to call traffic controller and help us locate other traffic we'll have to do those tasks ourselves. one experienced worker at executive was blunt about the anticipated impact. >> initially i think we'll have some chaos. >> reporter: myer runs myers pacific an aviation insurer. he believes fewer planes will take off and land at executive without flight controller. >> what they want to know is there's not another weed wacker taking off that hasn't announced his intentions. >> the faa says it will save $635 million. >>> bay area weekend is here the weather looks pretty good. the jet stream is taking everything over the top. that means no rain in the forecast
KICU
Mar 17, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. dale was not hurt. the santa rosa teen was also looking forward to playing high school basketball next year. >> the sweetest young man. all his coaches, all his friends would tell you the first one to help somebody or give somebody a hand. >> reporter: rob johnson says chase told him his steering wheel had popped off and that's why he lost control of the car. >> every time he got out of the car in every race would check and check and check. i don't know how it could come out because he always double checked it just to make sure. i don't know how it could come up. >> reporter: chase was too upset to talk to us about what happened. chase learned to race here at the petaluma. the raceway declined to comment but said that chase was well known here with a promising future in racing. >> the other person killed was 65-year-olddale wondergym. wondergym owned a car that was getting ready to race. dale wondergym leaves behind a wife and two young children. >>> a spokesman for the symphony says the musicians rejected a proposal by a mediator. four performances have now been cancelled since the mu
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